We've gathered a dream team of professionals in architecture, real estate, historic preservation and more to share targeted info in this groundbreaking course. Serve your clients better by gaining expert insights about the homes you work with daily. Get Old Home Certified, and you’ll get 9 expert-taught classes and 12 CE credits along with invaluable info you simply won’t find offered elsewhere.
Achieve a marketing edge and point of distinction in a competitive market. Enrich and leverage your knowledge of old homes and dig deep to discover why they matter to your clients, your business and your community.
This two-day course is team-taught and covers a range of topics, from area architectural styles to finding old home resources to the origins of Twin Cities’ housing and neighborhoods. From social influences on development to marketing and more, you'll get a 360-degree understanding of our local built environment. These fast-paced classes include:
Architecture of Minnesota
Why Old is Green: Sustainability in Older Homes
Marketing Old Houses
Understanding Historic Districts
Old House Vocab: From Banisters to Balustrades, Porticos to Portieres
... And more!
Old Home Certified (OHC) is a regional Realtor® designation developed by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Minnesota Realtors will earn 12 CE credits approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for this course, but it is open to anyone. To maintain their designation, OHC agents must take 6 credits of Old Home Certified CE during the two years following completion of the Old Home Certified course.
Registration and Refunds
Online pre-registration is mandatory. Due to DOC regulations, we cannot provide credit to individuals who do not pre-register; we are unable to take walk-ins.
Refund and cancellation policy: No refunds or credits will be granted for non-attendance. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to cancel your registration and would like a refund. Preservation Alliance of Minnesota will refund the cost of the class within 7 days of your cancellation.
Late Arrival/Early Departure Policy
DOC rules state that all attendee’s receiving continuing education credit must arrive and stay during the scheduled class time. If you are not on time or cannot stay for the whole class you will not be able to receive your CE credits.
You must complete all nine classes in Old Home Certified during the course you are registered for. You may not take Day 1 of the course during one session, and Day 2 of the course another time. You may not miss classes in the course you are registered for, and then take them in another session. All classes in Day 1 and Day 2 must be completed in consecutive order on the days that you are registered.
Brought to you by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, this course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 12 hours for real estate continuing education. It is open to all.